Month: October 2019

Annual Lions Wheelbarrow Walk raises funds for CVCDA Children’s Telethon

The Lions will start their walk at 8:30am setting off on a 32KM trek, pushing a wheelbarrow from Fanny Bay, northbound on Highway 19A and ending up on the Telethon stage around 5pm. There, the Baynes Sound Lions Club will present the profits they raised to the CVCDA contributing to the Telethon’s totals for the day. The Club’s donation will include the Wheelbarrow Walk total and funds from additional initiatives leading up to Telethon including a meat draw, chain saw eagle carving raffle and various community donations.

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EV’s and Bio Fuels Driving To Paris & Beyond.

Randy Chatterjee of the Comox Valley Electric Vehicle Association (CVEVA) will host a discussion on everything to do with electric cars, from solar charging to range anxiety. Hal Hewett will present on biofuels, appropriate technology and localized energy. Randy and Hal will explain the merits and drawbacks of the various systems and be open for questions.

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Great Bear Rainforest Film Screens Nov. 5

Journey via film to Whale Point and Fin Island research outposts in the Great Bear coastal region and meet the remarkable people who call this place home including leaders of the Gitga’at First Nation and whale researchers Hermann Meuter and Janie Wray.

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